[rescue] rescue Digest, Vol 58, Issue 27

Sandwich Maker adh at an.bradford.ma.us
Mon Oct 1 15:16:27 CDT 2007

" From: "Caleb Shay" <caleb at webninja.com>
" On 10/1/07, John Francini <francini at mac.com> wrote:
" > They most likely do not meet the current Federal emissions regs for
" > diesels.
" Close, but exactly the opposite.  US diesel, up until this year, had a
" MUCH higher sulfur content than European diesel.  By "much", I mean in
" the area of 100x-1000x as many ppm.
" []
" However, US diesel was modified this year so that it
" only has about 10x as much sulfur as European diesel, so the engines
" can be used unmodified, so the only expense is certification.  I'm

yeah, american refiners were finally forced to do 'the impossible' -
what euro refiners had been doing for years.  want to know a dirty
little secret?  home heating oil is still unreg and still has at least
as much sulfur as diesel previously had.
Andrew Hay                                  the genius nature
internet rambler                            is to see what all have seen
adh at an.bradford.ma.us                       and think what none thought

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